Audit and Control, Department of

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Agency Web Site: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/Link to External Website

Mission

The Department of Audit and Control was created in 1926 and is headed by the State Comptroller, who is elected by the citizens of New York State. The Department is responsible for paying the State’s bills and payrolls; verifying all financial transactions of the State; reviewing the financial and management practices of State agencies; supervising the fiscal affairs of local governments; investing State funds and issuing bonds and notes; and administering the retirement program for State and most local government employees.

Budget Highlights

The Executive Budget recommends $307.6 million All Funds ($159.4 million General Fund; $106.7 million Fiduciary Fund; $22.9 million Internal Service Fund; $18.6 million Other Funds) for the Department. General Fund appropriations increase $2.4 million, of which $2.0 million will support the Comptroller’s Preschool Special Education audit program. Internal Service Funds increase by $500,000 to reflect anticipated growth in the cost of banking services.

Executive Budget appropriations support a workforce of 2,643 FTEs, a net increase of 34 to support the Preschool Special Education audit program.

ALL FUNDS
APPROPRIATIONS
(dollars)
Category Available
2013-14
Appropriations
Recommended
2014-15
Change From
2013-14
Reappropriations
Recommended
2014-15
State Operations 272,689,000 275,589,000 2,900,000 0
Aid To Localities 32,025,000 32,025,000 0 0
Total 304,714,000 307,614,000 2,900,000 0

ALL FUND TYPES
PROJECTED LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT BY PROGRAM
FILLED ANNUAL SALARIED POSITIONS
Program 2013-14
Estimated FTEs
03/31/14
2014-15
Estimated FTEs
03/31/15
FTE Change
Administration
General Fund 111 111 0
Chief Information Office
General Fund 183 183 0
Internal Service Funds 10 10 0
New York Environmental Protection and Spill Compensation
Special Revenue Funds - Other 10 10 0
Executive Direction
General Fund 99 99 0
Internal Service Funds 16 16 0
Pension Investment and Public Finance Program
General Fund 8 8 0
Legal Services
General Fund 54 54 0
Retirement Services Program
Fiduciary Funds 1,014 1,014 0
Office of the State Deputy Comptroller for New York City
Special Revenue Funds - Other 28 28 0
State and Local Accountability
General Fund 541 575 34
Special Revenue Funds - Federal 5 5 0
Internal Service Funds 16 16 0
State Operations
General Fund 383 383 0
Special Revenue Funds - Other 131 131 0
Total 2,609 2,643 34

Note: Most recent estimates as of 01/20/2014

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